Project Controller / Commercial Project Manager - French Speaking

About the Role


  • Country/Region: Canada
  • State/Province/County: Quebec
  • City: Montreal

EVP Global Functions
Business Unit
Information Technology
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

The Project Controller / Commercial Project Manager bears the responsibility for all financial and commercial tasks for their assigned projects, from the bidding phase through to the end of warranty, working with a dynamic team for the successful completion of the projects, including on time and on budget.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Drive the commercial preparation of the bid submission, including the offer calculation, evaluation of suppliers and presentations to management.
  • Work with the legal team to negotiate contractual terms and conditions with customers, consortium partners and subcontractors and assess complex contract constellations.
  • Ensure the proper set up of the project including determining the appropriate revenue recognition method according to IFRS, developing the work breakdown structure in SAP, etc.
  • Plan and forecast the project’s profit and loss, free cash flow and balance sheet impacts, as well as maintain and own the responsibility for the accuracy of that forecast.
  • Closely monitor actual vs. plan, percentage of completion, cost to complete, etc.
  • Perform variance analyses, advise the root cause of any deviations and provide recommendations to recover from past issues and/or mitigate future impacts.
  • Ensure full compliance of revenue and cost recognition with Siemens Energy’s accounting policies under IFRS, as well as overall compliance with internal controls.
  • Update reporting tools and ensure data integrity between back-end and front-end tools.
  • Support the responsible Project Manager on change, claim, contract and risk management.
  • Implement and drive measures together with the project manager to leverage opportunities to improve the project financials and project performance.
  • Support Project Managers to keep the project on time and on budget.
  • Work with corporate departments and experts to coordinate other contractual requirements including scheduling, financial guarantees, insurances, taxes, foreign exchange, logistics, etc.
  • Prepare for, and present in, customer meetings, vendor meetings and management review meetings.

What You Bring 

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration
  • Ability to read, write and converse in both French and English is mandatory
  • 3-5 years of diverse experience in a related field
  • Ability to work well under pressure and under tight timeliness
  • Relevant IT systems knowledge (SAP, Microsoft Office) 
  • CPA certificate or Master Degree in Business Administration is an asset

About the Team

The Grid Solutions team deals with complex construction projects using HVDC, FACTs, GIS and AIS technologies. We serve both utilities and industrial customers to support the future growth and strength of their transmission network.

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Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.


  • Career growth and development opportunities 
  • Flexible work environment
  • Competitive total rewards package
  • Flexible benefits and savings programs
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell vacation
  • Parental leave 
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused

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